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This activity contains 21 questions.

Question 1.
A systems analyst would perform all of the following tasks except:

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Question 2.
The focus of the first phase of the systems development life cycle is to:

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Question 3.
Which of the following would NOT be considered project documentation?

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Question 4.
Which of the following best illustrates use of the waterfall model in system development?

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Question 5.
A design tool used to trace the flow of data through an information system is called a(n):

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Question 6.
A ____________ tool can be used to help automate project documentation in a complex system.

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Question 7.
Which of the following is a common problem with using off-the-shelf software as the basis for an organization’s information system?

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Question 8.
If a project is abandoned because it requires equipment or software that has not yet been developed, it is said to not be ____________ feasible.

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Question 9.
A value-added reseller is best described as:

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Question 10.
What type of conversion process installs the next component of a new system only after the previously installed component has proved successful?

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Question 11.
Which of the following is NOT found in a post-implementation system review?

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Question 12.
When should documentation of an information system be undertaken?

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Question 13.
Which of the following is NOT a phase of the SDLC?

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Question 14.
If a company wishes to track completion times of various phases of a project, it might make use of a(n):

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Question 15.
What type of system conversion has the potential for causing the most serious disturbance in the normal work flow?

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Question 16.
A feasibility study is typically undertaken in the design phase of the SDLC.

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Question 17.
A systems analyst typically is a person highly skilled in computer programming.

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Question 18.
Acceptance testing is used to ensure that end users are satisfied with a new information system.

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Question 19.
A parallel conversion runs both the old and new information systems simultaneously to ensure the new system is working correctly, using the old system as a backup if problems occur.

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Question 20.
In the implement phase of the SDLC, the most important outcome is the delivery of the actual system, whether developed in-house or purchased outside the company.

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Question 21.
Match each phase of the SDLC with its purpose:

A matching question presents 5 answer choices and 5 items. The answer choices are lettered A through E. The items are numbered 21.1 through 21.5. Screen readers will read the answer choices first. Then each item will be presented along with a select menu for choosing an answer choice. Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Examine and document the existing system
B Identify problems and opportunities
C Support the new system
D Decide what the new system should do
E Create the new system
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